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As If The World’s Biggest Obstacle Course Wasn’t En-Nerf…

Three, two, one… charge! Forget battling it out on the Homefront, you’re about to embark on the mission of your life, right here in London. That’s right, get your NERF guns at the…wait, NERF guns? Yup, NERF have just announced that they’re partnering up with the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course to bring us Londoner’s our most intense mission to date. Buckle up kids, we’re in for a wild one! To celebrate their 50th anniversary NERF have teamed up with The MONSTER, to host the capitals ultimate summer takedown. On August 27th and 28th, Alexandra Palace will be transformed into […]

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MESSAGE! Here’s Where To Watch The Love Island Final

Gosh, we’ve had our fair share of hide-behind-the-sofa moments on this year’s Love Island haven’t we? From Anton giving his digits to the infamous shopkeeper, to Tom speaking far too truthfully in front of Maura before heading to the hideaway, this long hot summer has been quite...

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A Huge Alice in Wonderland Exhibition is Coming to London

Get out your calendars and mark June 2020 because it just became one of the most anticipated months of next year. More than 150 years after Lewis Carroll wrote his beloved book following Alice down the rabbit hole, the Victoria and Albert Museum is launching a grand exhibit dedicated to Alice in Wonderland. Yahoo! Where did the idea for Alice in Wonderland come from? What are the hidden meanings behind the characters? Where could her story lead next? Explore some of the biggest questions and lose yourself in this breathtaking experience based on the famous tale. Join the Mad Hatter, […]

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7 London Escape Rooms That’ll Boggle Your Mind

Escape rooms are popping up everywhere these days, and judging by the reaction to the new Buckingham Palace escape experience, it’s clear this trend isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. It’s worth noting that London is full of these brain-exercising wonders, though, just in case you aren’t...

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Cooking Up A Storm: The 4D Immersive Restaurant That Recreates A Hurricane At Sea

We hope you’ve packed your umbrella as you’re about to be caught in Storm Kraken. Notorious drinks brand Kraken Black Spice Rum has been cooking up a storm (quite literally) taking diners on a whole new multi-sensory journey at their new immersive restaurant. Expect intense rainfall, howling winds and mighty thunder crashing down on you. On July 12th and 13th, you’ll need your sturdiest rain mac and wellies as it’s about to get blistery at Kraken’s new abode. Legend has it that the treacherous ocean waters where the Kraken Beast calls home inspired these perfect storms. Guests will literally be dining inside […]

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What to do This Weekend

A Weekend Guide That’s All About Pride 🌈

We adore Pride month! A whole thirty days of glitter, bursts of colour in the form of flags and face paint and the incredible celebration of the LGBTQ community. Now, as Pride weekend is finally upon us, you can celebrate in so many bright and beautiful ways, from Euro-pop disco and go-go dancing...

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10 Summer Shows You Simply Have To See

Summer season at the theatre and how do you chose what to watch? With so many showstoppers in London’s bright lights it’s tricky to know which is the one for you. So, here at The Handbook we have compiled a first class selection for your very own perusal, showcasing a huge variety of...

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Culture

Finalists Announced For Young Chef Of The Year

You may have seen that, last month, we announced that the search for Young Chef of The Year was on and now, after a whole lot of stirring, burning, swearing and plating up, the 16 finalists have been announced! Chefs all tend to start off young. Gordon Ramsay? Well, he left behind a career in athletics at a young age to become a professional insulter. Sorry, we meant chef. Then there’s Heston Blumenthal whose interest in cooking began at the age of sixteen on a family holiday to Provence, France, and after visiting a Michelin whilst there he decided to pursue his career in […]

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Real Life Dating Events That You’d Actually Want To Go To

It’s another year, you’re still single, and you’re sick of dating apps. You’ve got this romantic idea where you’ll meet someone in real life, say at a bar, or by making prolonged eye contact with that attractive stranger on the same train you take to work. But you’ve had this hope for a while now and nothing is happening, and before you know it you’re re-downloading tinder and swiping through profiles like popcorn. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Dating events have come a long way since that one couple that are friends with your parents met at […]

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Let The Good Times Roller Skate At This Time Travel Event

They see me rolling… Look, we know times can be tough when we have to wait a whole year until the ice rinks re-open and we can get our Torvil and Dean on. But, how about a roller disco alternative? Roller Nation has skated back into our lives at serious speed and we’re totally ready to break some Austin Powers inspired moves on the slippery surface. So if you’re interested then whack on your leg warmers, grab a neon headband and the hand of your lover and let’s skate! The 80s-inspired fun is popping up in Tottenham, having previously existed […]

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